Fey Waves Goodbye to Playing Palin

30 Rock creator vows to get back to day job
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted Nov 6, 2008 10:35 AM CST

(Newser) – To the list of political figures out of a job after Election Day, add one: Sarah Palin impersonator Tina Fey. "I have to retire just because I have to do my day job," the creator and star of 30 Rock tells Entertainment Weekly.

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The struggling sitcom saw a ratings uptick last week on the coattails of Fey's Saturday Night Live cameos. "I think [Kristen] Wiig would do a really good job," said Fey. As for a torch passing, she said, "Maybe we could get a real torch." (Read more Tina Fey stories.)

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